In Briefs: Fugitive Pennsylvania Swim Coach Surrenders in Louisiana

Ray Novak, a former assistant swimming coach at Upper Burrell High School in Western Pennsylvania, has turned himself in to…

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WADA Publishes 2012 Prohibited List; Clenbuterol Remains Illegal at Any Dosage

The World Anti-Doping Agency Executive Committee (WADA) has released their list of prohibited substances that will take effect January 1,…

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London Aquatics Centre Completed, Posts Stunning Interior Pictures

With 156 days to go until the 2012 British Olympic Trials, and 301 until the 2012 Summer Olympics officially commence,…


WADA Approves Official 2012 Prohibited Substance List; Recommends Increase in Blood Testing

WADA has approved their updated list of prohibited substances to take effect January 1st, 2012 as well as put forth…

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The Swimmers' Circle Welcomes a New Member to the Team

Check out the video below to see a quick video interview with the newest member of the Swimmers’ Circle team….

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Phillies Honor Fran Crippen Before Game (Video)

Over the weekend, The Philadelphia Phillies honored a fallen native, open water swimmer Fran Crippen, with a 3-minute video tribute…

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Big Changes Coming After Thursday at the USA-Swimming Convention

One of the big topics on Thursday was news and notes from the big meets in the summer of 2012:…


Focus of USA-Swimming Convention Turns to Open Water

Later yesterday, after the discussions about what to do with qualifying for the 2012 U.S. Open, the meeting of the…


First Big Debate Heats Up at USA-Swimming Convention Surrounding 2012 U.S. Open

At this week’s USA-Swimming convention in Jacksonville, Florida, the first big debate has sparked in the Senior Development meeting. This…

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Michael Phelps' Head and Shoulders Endorsement Kicks Off Olympic Endorsement Season

Once every quadrennial( about four years) before the summer Olympics, a marketing fervor begins. Swimming is one of the biggest…


Three USA Aquatics Sports Athletes Nominated for Sportswoman of the Year

USA Swimming announced today that two of their athletes were nominated by the Women’s Sports Foundation’s 2011 Sportswoman of the…

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FINA Offers Brief Clarifications on Albert Subirats Decision

Following the CAS’ Press Release this morning, FINA has put out a brief release of its own about the situation….

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How Would Texas A&M's Seemingly Definite Move to the SEC Affect the Swimming Landscape? [Updated: 8/25]

[Updated 8/25: According to, which has been on the leading edge of this entire situation, Texas A&M has requested…


In Briefs: Lara Jackson Signs with FINIS (with assist from Annie Chandler)

Tucson Ford Aquatics swimmer Lara Jackson has signed with swimwear and swim-equipment manufacturer FINIS Inc, according to family’s personal blog, and…

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[Pictures Added] Ribbon-Cutting Weekend for $19 Million Greensboro Aquatic Center Features Katie Hoff Appearance, US Synchro National Team Performance

This Thursday, August 25th, 2011, will be the official opening of the brand-new, $19-million Greensboro Aquatic Center. The official ribbon-cutting…

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